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to believe michael jackson's "thriller" is more than a quarter century old. who does not love that video? hard to believe that mtv was reluctant to play it. went on to be voted the most influential pop music video of all time. and the album? we'll let karyn wynter count the grammys. >> 1982, prince william was just a baby, michael jackson released "thriller." still the best-selling album in the world. >> it didn't matter if you were asian, black, hispanic, white. we all knew "thriller." >> i lived in haiti for a short time when i was a young kid and used to take that boom box out and play it for some of the local kids. as soon as i pressed play, they would start doing back flips. >> it didn't matter if you had a huge punk collection, huge r & b collection or frank sinatra was your favorite singer. for some reason you owned "thriller." >> although videos like billee jean," they were reluctant to put his music into rotation. >> "beat it" and the president of epic records says, you don't get any other videos unless you play michael jackson. so it was sort of a smart threat at the time. they
reporting from the front lines. first, a spokesperson for the mayo clinic says representative jesse jackson jr. is no longer being treated there. jackson had returned to the center for a second time last month after being treated for by polar depression for the summer. he was re-elected last week amid separate investigations by the fbi and house ethics committee. he has been on a leave of absence since june. he didn't campaign. it remains unclear when he'll return. >>> an army prosecutor said at a preliminary military hearing today that staff sergeant robert bales should face a court martial and eventually the death penalty. he's accused of killing can 16 afghan villagers in an early-morning rampage in march. the prosecution believes he acted and i use their words here, with chilling premeditation. but his family says there are other factors at play. in a statement to "outfront" today, they said, much of the testimony was painful, even heartbreaking but we're not convinced the government has shown us the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth about what happened that night. the h
jackson. dental records and dna will be used to confirm the victim's identity. >>> four deaths are blamed on severe flooding in italy. heavy rains led to rivers overflowing in central italy. northern italy had also been hit hard. >>> cbs moneywatch time now on a wednesday morning. strikes across europe today and thanksgiving travellers will have plenty of company. ashley morrison has more. >> reporter: police in spain arrested 30 people as another general strike gets under way. workers in spain and portugal walked off the job in protests of austerity measures. the strike prevents travel by train and air as well as closed down schools. protests are also planned in italy, greece, france and belgium. asian stocks got a lift after greece had a sale of short term treasury bills on tuesday. tokyo's nikkei broke a seven day losing streak while the hang seng gained 1%. investors jitters over the fiscal cliff in the u.s. and economic turmoil in europe sent wall street lower. the dow closed at 58 points while the nasdaq fell 20 points. millions of shares of facebook could be looking for an investor
, called "untouchable, the strange life and tragic death of michael jackson." nick watt sat down with randal sullivan. >> reporter: it's called "the strange life and tragic death of michael jackson." despite his wealth, michael had only one credit card. >> in one case, a phone call where he's asking for $500,000. it was like a french fry bag and gave it to michael. that was an in joke of, i want you to supersize this order. >> reporter: and he wanted to be an actor. >> michael was tired of being a song and dance man. he didn't want to perform on stage from the time -- well, from the time of the history tour, which was 1995, '96. >> reporter: he wanted to play spider-man on film. and we he wanted to play willy wonka. he was not chosen for either role. he was desperate for true friendship. >> diana didn't want to be his friend? >> she didn't. you know, for lack of a better word, i think she was a little creeped out by him. >> reporter: after three years of research, sullivan, a hard journalist, was left with this. >> i developed a deep affection for michael that i didn't see coming
cliff. debt ceiling. tax cuts. fiscal cliffs. >> that's 5-month-old mace john jackson and tax hikes and now the president and dan lothian from the white house, how is the president handling this? he's probably not doing as much laughing. >> reporter: what you saw today is the president bringing in americans. he says they will be impacted if the middle class tax cuts are not extending. they sent a message out there to republicans saying that they need to come on board and support this effort. republicans pushing back thinking that they don't think the upper income americans should see their taxes go up. what the president said to those who were here and those watching, put pressure on their lawmakers to support pushing out the bush era tax cuts for just middle class americans, not just through this effort but to text, to call, to send a fax, even twitter and the white house coming up with y2k referring to the amount of average middle class families would see their taxes go up by the white house says, $2200. so the pressure coming not only through social media but also the president i
, but it was 30 years ago today that a 24-year-old michael jackson released a new album called "thriller." seven of the nine tracks went on to become top ten hits. won three grammys and three decades later, "thriller" is the best-selling album in the world still. >>> speaking of music legends, want to talk about an american legend in music as well. he calls it, you know, a career. glen campbell suffering from alzheimer's, sits down with cnn for an emotional interview as he gets ready for his final show tonight. here's miguel marquez. ♪ >> reporter: last year, the rhinestone cowboy made a stunning announcement. >> what did they diagnose me as? >> alzheimers. >> alzheimer's. what's alzheimer's? how do you -- >> you start losing your memory. and your ability to reason. ♪ some days i'm so confused ♪ ♪ my past is in my way ♪ > >> reporter: this isn't glen campbell's first major challenge. he successfully battled drug and alcohol addiction. >> i was forgiven for being a dummy, literally. >> reporter: but now after five decades as a music icon, the 76-year-old entertainer is taking his final
career. >> and how is your son jackson dealing with his new sister? >> in fact, we have a little something for you for etta. >> thank you. >> it's all about team christina, team adam, but what about team carson is the question we asked, so we have a little -- my dexterity is not what it should be out here. look, it's a onesie, team carson. >> we have to backup just in case. >> thank you, matt. >> check out "the voice" right here on nbc monday and tuesdays 8:00/7:00 central time. >>> up next, we've got dr. phil in the studio, but first these messages. ♪ i -- i got it, i got it made ♪ ♪ i got it made, i got it made ♪ ♪ i got it made fresh at subway ♪ ♪ breakfast made the way i say ♪ [ male announcer ] at subway, you got it made. try a steak, egg white & cheese, tricked out any way you want. subway. eat fresh. try a steak, egg white & cheese, tricked out any way you want. some people put everything intotheir name on the door, and their heart into their community. small business saturday is a day to show our support. a day to shop at stores owned by our friends and ne
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